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Good morning baseball fans!
Here is a look at what’s happening around the American League East.
- The Braves sign Jason Motte to minor-league deal.
- Take a look at how players who joined new teams this season are performing through the first week of 2017.
- Detroit has optioned pitcher Bruce Rondon and have called up Joe Jimenez.
- Gary Sanchez has been sent to the 10-day DL with no timeframe yet of when he’ll be back.
- The Orioles re-signed Michael Bourn.
- Jackie Bradley Jr. will head to the 10-day DL for a knee injury he sustained in the Red Sox game on Saturday.
- San Francisco places Buster Posey on 7-day DL because taking a shot like that to the head isn’t something you just rub some dirt on.
- If you shook a Magic Eight Ball and asked it if you should trust Dan Duquette it may or may not explode due to the pressure of having to answer.
- The Mariners send Jean Segura to disabled list.
- Yordano Ventura’s mother threw out the 1st pitch of the Royals’ home opener and there was not a dry eye in the house. Rest in peace, Ace.
- Well this can’t be good: The Braves will lose Matt Kemp to the dreaded 10-day DL.
- Wil Myers hit for the cycle on Monday because a lot of really cool things can happen in the one week of baseball being back.
- Don’t invite Martha Stewart to very pivotal moments, you never know how they could end.
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Today in baseball: On April 12th, 2002, Barry Bonds passes former Twin first baseman Harmon Killebrew on the all-time home run list.